If you plan to record the U.S. Open so you can fast forward through commercials and the ridiculous shared screen action with commercials, strongly consider setting up for extra air time. This will be the fourth time the championship has been played at Brookline; all three other times, the championship was decided in a playoff.
A full field took on the wind and the Moody Gardens Golf Course for the 33rd Annual Galveston Chamber of Commerce tournament on May 2.
Remember, one not need be a golfer to enjoy the Topgolf experience; non-golfers can just pretend the golf ball is a small pinata that they can whack at without even being blindfolded.
Arguably the biggest gamble in the history of the game involves rival leagues challenging the PGA Tour and DP World Tour for dominance. Irrespective of who has said what to (and about) whom, the challenge has reverberated throughout the golf world and on all circuits, major and minor.
Tuesday night, there will be a private dinner for past champions of the year’s first major. Among those certain to attend is Tiger Woods; we know this because he said so. He also posted on Sunday morning that he was on his way to Augusta to continue working on his game. He did not say that he was going to compete.
Somewhere on the back nine of Heaven’s Gate Golf Club last Sunday, Arnold Palmer was celebrating a holed downhill right-to-left birdie with a sip of his specialty drink of iced tea and lemonade (with maybe a splash of vodka), and The King was chuckling. Somewhere else, Jack Nicklaus was doin…
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It’s a two-day event to be played at Bayou Golf Course on April 13-14. Team sponsorships start at $1,500 and include four players, sleeves of balls, tournament shirts and caps; also, each player will receive a $75 Titleist gift certificate that can be redeemed at any time during the tournament.
As the Super Bowl kickoff approached Sunday, it became clear that the final round of the W/M Championship (better known as Waste Management) was not going to be decided after 72 holes, which meant that a choice had to be made between golf and football.
I like most of the events of the Winter Olympics, albeit some of them make my knees ache. Also, it’s nice to know that in a matter of a few hours every four years, one can reestablish oneself as an expert at judging things like figure skating without really having a clue as to what a triple-toe or a salchow is or the difference between a lutz and an axel.
For millions of golfers worldwide, golf is played only on days off from work. Golfers with whom I most often teed up while in the workforce would play on our days off unless weather forced course closure. Thanks to modern technology, materials became available that kept us warmer and drier; no longer did we walk like the Frankenstein monster due to the bulk.